Granite is no longer alone in the spotlight

Date: 20 September 2011
Source: http://www.latimes.com
The hot-selling counter material is seeing competition from glass, engineered stone and much more.To anyone reading the real estate ads in recent years, it could seem that granite was the only material worth using for a kitchen counter, as important as updated electrical or a reliable roof.

Granite isn't going anywhere. But many designers and homeowners are turning to glass, manufactured stone, metal and other materials to create counters that work for people who actually cook as well for those who see the kitchen as a decorative accessory.

Read the full story: www.latimes.com/features/home/la-hm-kitchen-counters-20110917,0,581852.story

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